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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
2.97% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
9,683 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
98.4% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
776 Graduates

About the photo: High Point, NC


The median tuition at High Point University is $29,450, which is $2,760 less than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $38,317.

In 2016, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 43% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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High Point University received 9,683 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 11.2% annual decline. Out of those 9,683 applicants, 7,657 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79.1% acceptance rate.

There were 4,837 students enrolled at High Point University in 2016, and 69% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

High Point University has an overall enrollment yield of 18%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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High Point University has a total enrollment of 4,837 students. The full-time enrollment at High Point University is 4,759 students and the part-time enrollment is 78. This means that 98.4% of students enrolled at High Point University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at High Point University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.4% White, 6.08% Black or African American, 5.81% Two or More Races, 4.67% Hispanic or Latino, 1.76% Asian, 0.21% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.02% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at High Point University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (42.5%), followed by White Male (29.6%) and Two or More Races Female (4.01%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (1.53%), followed by Black or African American Female (0.74%) and White Male (0.62%).

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In 2016, 195 more women than men graduated from High Point University. The majority of students graduating from High Point University are White. These 814 graduates mean that there were 18.5 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 44 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at High Point University is General Business Administration & Management with 212 graduates, followed by General Communication with 128 graduates and General Biological Sciences with 59 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at High Point University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Communications, with 143 graduates, followed by Philosophy and Religious Studies with 16 graduates and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure with 49 graduates.


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High Point University has an endowment valued at nearly $49.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.1M (4.22%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, High Point University had a total expenditure of $136M. Of that $136M, they spent $39.8M on salaries and $7.76M on benefits.

High Point University employs 134 Assistant professors, 65 Associate professors, and 46 Instructors. Most academics at High Point University are Male Assistant professors (68), Female Assistant professors (66), and Male Associate professors (38).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at High Point University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 99 employees, Service, with 87 employees, and Management with 63 employees.



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